Dear Ashford Mamelodi - Once again we're children with no name

February 17, 1998. A lacklustre crowd of about 500 finds shade in the 15, 000 seater municipal stadium of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Continental governing body CAF lines up Danish Kim Milton Niesen to officiate the much anticipated clash between rivals Morocco and Egypt.

Egypt arrived in West Africa on the back of a season to forget. The Pharoahs failed to qualify for the 1998 World Cup and saddled with a horde of aging stars dating back to Italia ’90 World Cup. Hany Ramzy was at the twilight of his career. Hossam Hasan had fewer goals in him. Wins against Mozambique and Zambia secured a berth in the quarter finals. Next up, a dead rubber fixture against Morocco.

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Parents should be more proactive in children’s lives

Parents need to pay particular attention to their children to ensure they grow up in a healthy environment that supports their development and mental health. Healthy attachments between parents and children foster strong bonds, creating a solid foundation for future leaders.In many African cultures, there is a common perception that parents should use a stick to discipline naughty children. While disciplining children is important, it is equally...

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